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Your Cat’s Weepy Eyes are the Sign of a Conjunctivitis Issue

Cat’s aren’t known to cry like humans are, which is why many pet owners become alarmed when they see watery discharge pooling in the corners of their cat’s eyes. This discharge is relatively normal—usually, it’s an automatic response to clean away debris or irritants that may have found their way into your cat’s eyes. It […]

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The Importance of Canine Oral Health and Common Issues Arising from Poor Hygiene

We all grew up being taught to brush our teeth twice a day to prevent the buildup of plaque and fight off cavities. Dental hygiene is second nature to many adults. But with this information instilled in our brain, how is it that we often forget to take care of another important set of teeth: […]

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What Does Your Cat’s Chirping and Trilling Really Mean?

Although they are relatively simple animals—spending a majority of their time sleeping and the rest of it laying around or grooming—cats can make a lot of noise. A Wide variety of sounds might emit from your cat’s little mouth, and, if it it’s the first time you’ve heard it, it might frighten you! One common […]

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Avoiding Parvo: Keeping Your Dog Safe From this Highly Contagious Virus

It’s every pet owner’s nightmare: your happy, playful puppy suddenly falls ill and requires intense veterinary treatment. Unfortunately, this scenario is a reality for far too many dog owners because of canine parvovirus, or parvo. Parvo is an incredibly contagious and potentially life-threatening virus that is mostly a risk for young puppies and dogs without […]

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Why Mental Exercise is Just as Important as Physical Exercise for Your Dog

Every dog owner knows the importance of physical exercise for dogs. We take our pups on walks, chase them around the yard, play with tug ropes and do much more to keep their bodies healthy and their hearts happy. Dogs love physical exercise, even into their older years. However, physical activity is not the only […]

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Understanding Cushing’s Disease in Dogs and How to Help Your Furry Friend Cope

Dog owners are very in-tune with their canine best friends; you know how often they eat and drink, when they go to the bathroom, how much they like to play and much more. This is why many dog owners get immediate red flags when they notice something as simple as their dog suddenly drinking a […]

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How to Help Your Dog Overcome Its Separation Anxiety

Dogs that terrorize the house while the owners are away are often assumed to have behavioral problems caused by a lack of training. While this certainly may be the case in some scenarios, other dogs may have a bigger issue than bad behavior. These dogs may actually be panicking due to separation anxiety. Most pet […]

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Overweight Cats: How to help Your Furry Friend Shed Some Weight

Our cats meow and beg for food all the time, and in a world of large plates and hungry bellies for ourselves, we may be tempted to cave in and feed our feline friends just a little more. These temptations often lead to one of the most common health problems in cats: obesity. Cats that […]

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Your Cat’s Excessive Shedding May Need to be Monitored

Part of being a cat owner is knowing that if you wear dark clothing around your cat, it might not remain dark due to being covered in hair! Cats shed their fur—it’s just a fact. But what happens if you feel like the fur you are discovering around your home is too much to be […]

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If You Leave the TV on for Your Dog, are They Really Going to Watch it?

Humans sit in front of the TV for hours each day, catching up on the news, watching a movie or binging shows on our favorite streaming service. For pet owners, TV time may appear to be bonding time, too—your pooch and you might lie snuggled on the couch. Your pup may even pay attention to […]

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